“To improve is to change, to be perfect is to change often”

For the last 5+ years, we at Namaste Switzerland have been guiding our readers and online community towards making the most of our lives, living and thriving as residents of Switzerland. We have been publishing issues each month, with articles and features that seek to inspire and help us grow and flourish. We now want to focus on quality, more than quantity. This is part of our process of evolving as an online platform.

Beginning this month, you will see us move away from a monthly issue format. By doing so, we still strive to publish quality content each month, that you will be able to access and read, as always, online.

We hope you will join us in this new phase of Namaste Switzerland as we continue to evolve together!

From the archives, we have picked a few reads that we hope you enjoy:

  • Today is Mother’s Day, and Chetana shares with our readers a red rhubarb cake recipe: “Traditionally, home-baked pastries or cake are an important part of the “Kaffee und Kuchen” culture. Being in season and locally available, I thought a cake baked with the ruby red rhubarb would be ideal for such an occasion.”, she says.
  • Gayatri interviews Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist at WHO. She is a paediatrician who has worked in tuberculosis and HIV research. She went on to become the Director-General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India before being appointed as the Deputy Director General at the WHO in 2017.
  • Banu Balaji shares a collection of photos she captured using her mobile phone camera during her walks during the 2020 lockdown period.
  • ‘Stark, authentisch, klug’ is how Susan von Sury is known in the canton of Solothurn. Manasa Mukka and Shinta Simon met the CVP politician, a municipal-and cantonal counsellor at her family home in Schloss Waldegg, Feldbrunnen, Solothurn.
  • Our guest contributor Rajani Batula is an Adliswil-artist based artist. For this issue, she shows us how to easily create mosaic art at home. In her ‘My Story’, she has shared her love for painting and art.
  • In our language corner, we bring to you phrases that you can use in your everyday life in Switzerland. There are four official languages in Switzerland – German, French, Italian and Romansch. In this issue, Keerthana Nagarajan brings you phrases that help you describe the weather in three languages spoken in Switzerland.

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